Alicia Keys & Friends Rise From Digital Death

Alicia Keys

Your favorite celebs are rising from the dead. Following last week’s launch of Keep a Child Alive’s “Digital Death” campaign, more than $1 million has been raised to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa and India, putting them in the clear to sign back on to Twitter and Facebook.

“From the bottom of my heart, thank you to all of the fans, friends and artists who stood together for this cause and saved real lives,” stated Keys, who co-founded KCA. “I am humbled by the outpour of support from everyone.”

The bulk of the money was raised in the last day thanks to a large donation by pharmaceutical billionaire Stewart Rahr. “So stoked to be back on twitter! Special shout out to Stewie Rah Rah for his generous donation,” tweeted Ryan Seacrest.

Artists including Justin Timberlake, Usher, Lenny Kravitz, Swizz Beatz, Jennifer Hudson, and more pledged their digital lives in order to reach their goal of $1 million. The public is still encouraged to donate and sacrifice their own digital lives in hopes of raising money for those afflicted with the virus.



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12 Comments

  1. Phoenix_Wright

    Damn how quick was that, they probably should have aimed even higher, like 5 mil.

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  2. Lolthatsbs

    Today morning they had 299k now they have over 1 million. Looks like someone was very generous or I smell bullshit.

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  3. jeremydante

    hahaah someone was all up on twitter saying, “guess the celebrities couldnt hang they’re tweeting again” & low & behold, they raised the money- that was really, really fast.

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  4. kandice

    @ Lolthatsbs, did u not read the article?????

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  5. BlackPressRadio

    how mean to thumb ur nose and say “i have rose from the dead…” but not tell stories of real people with HIV/AIDS. Disappointed in Keys and friends for the leud way they went about the fundraising. Weirdos

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  6. BlackPressRadio

    how mean to thumb ur nose and say “i have rose from the dead…” but not tell stories of real people with HIV/AIDS. Disappointed in Keys and friends for the leud way they went about the fundraising.

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  7. Superfly

    I smell a rat. For a week the campaign was struggling and barely reached $300k, then overnight, voila, $1M. I don’t believe it. The last minute donation most likely came after pressure from the stars themselves so that could get back to telling their followers about their most recent latte or bowel movement.

    The whole campaign to emotionally blackmail followers of these stars was a complete disaster.

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  8. bass_man

    great for AIDS victims

    terrible for celebrity egos

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  9. shawna

    Glad they got the 1 million to help the people suffering,for whatever reason people donated. I admire Ms Keys very much for making more people aware and TRYING to engage everyone to help with this problem, even though many took it the wrong way. It WAS voluntary and no one said you had to give. So why so angry. No one made you do anything. Many people feel better when they can and do give to others. To BlackPressRadio, if you go to the official AliciaKeys site you can see people who have been helped.

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  10. noah harrington

    i want u to be girlfreind

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  11. TheDimplePuppet

    Lmao ‘Joke of the day’ <—-

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  12. LoverGame

    We love you Alicia <3

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